Restoration

Due to sometimes centuries of degradation, some areas require concerted efforts to replant, re-diversify, and restore the health of forest ecosystems, while adapting them to new conditions brought by global changes. Improving the integrity of forest goods and services in the Mediterranean can also promote rural development and continued sustainable management.

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Disseminating knowledge and developing capacities for the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

To support the implementation of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a FAO-led Task Force on Best Practices was established involving a group of...
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Forest Landscape Restoration knowledge products on finance

Many countries have made bold commitments to restoring degraded landscapes. However, public and private investment is needed to make these commitments a reality and...

Virtual event: Restoring Europe’s forests for people and the planet

European forests play a crucial role in protecting biodiversity, contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation, and provide multiple benefits for societies and economies....
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Ecosystem restoration business models to achieve UN Decade goals

Join UNEP and FAO online for a side event introducing a new e-learning programme that supports ecosystem restoration business models at the 16th session of...
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French version of “Forest Landscape Restoration Implementation”

A total of 17 landscapes in nine countries with Bonn Challenge commitments (three each in Africa, Asia and Latin America) were analyzed as "snapshots"...

Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystems Restoration

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is launching a global online survey “Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystems Restoration” to identify what and whose...
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Forest and Landscape Restoration in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is a key area for the implementation of practices aimed at restoring forest landscapes (Forest Landscape Restoration, FLR). Some FLR practices are...
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Managing stand structure to restore mixed oak-dominated forests for biodiversity conservation

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is offering an open PhD position on Managing stand structure to restore mixed oak-dominated forests for conservation...
Drone for seed dispersal in Tarragona.

“Powerful Seeds” wins 1st place conservation tech prize for reforestation project

Dronecoria, founded by Lot Amorós of Elche, Spain, is applying drone technology for dispersion of pelletized seeds for reforestation. He and his team were...
Planting seedlings; natural strong species are planted in the forestry areas by local people.

Forest and Landscape Restoration Practices in the Mediterranean

Medforval and Istituto Oikos have just published a new survey on Forest and Landscape Restoration Practices (FLR) in the Mediterranean describing 8 practices in...

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Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times

On 14 March TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS presented a study analysing factors affecting future wood supply in Europe such as climate change, land use...

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